Thursday Fiesta

August 2020

  • Aug 05 Wed

    Courthouse Fiesta Tours/ Wednesday-Sunday

    Santa Barbara County Courthouse Fiesta Tours

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    Free guided tours of this beautiful Moorish-Spanish building take place between 10 AM and 3 PM, every 'half-hour' Wednesday thru Saturday and 'every-hour' Sunday. Meet in the Mural Room at the Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

  • Aug 05 Wed

    El Mercado Del Norte/ 11am–11pm / Wednesday-Saturday

    El Mercado Del Norte/11am–11pm

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    Come for the fun and the food, stay for the music and dancing. Check out our four distinct "neighborhoods" for all of the family: the food court where you can watch daily entertainment and enjoy Fiesta foods; the Fiesta Bazaar for souvenirs; Fiesta Carnival with rides and attractions for the kids; and the Crazy Horse Cantina for icy cold beer and live entertainment in the evening to get you out on the dance floor.

  • Aug 05 Wed

    Santa Barbara Mission Docent Tours/ Wednesday

    Santa Barbara Mission Docent Tours

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    Come explore the Queen of the Missions during special docent led tours. This beautiful landmark is located at 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

  • Aug 05 Wed

    El Mercado de la Guerra/ 11am to 11pm/ Wednesday-Saturday

    El Mercado de la Guerra/ 11am to 11pm

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    Stroll through a colorful Mexican market (across from City Hall) to feast on Spanish and Mexican-American foods, shop for crafts and souvenirs, and enjoy live entertainment all day and into the early evening.

  • Aug 05 Wed

    Crazy Horse Cantina/ 11am–10:30pm/ Wednesday-Saturday

    Crazy Horse Cantina/ 11am–10:30pm

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    The Crazy Horse Cantina, inside Mercado Del Norte, features a beer garden with live entertainment and is a favorite gathering spot for locals during Fiesta. It is host during the day to Fiesta's battle of the bands competition where aspiring new talent come to play.

  • Aug 05 Wed

    Casa Cantina/ 12pm-12am/ Wednesday-Saturday

    Casa Cantina/12pm-12am

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    Celebrate Fiesta where it all began as Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation presents the Casa Cantina in the courtyard of the historic Casa de la Guerra. Part of the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta celebration, locals and visitors alike are invited to relax, sip a cold drink, and celebrate at the home of Fiesta!

  • Aug 06 Thu

    La Misa del Presidente/ 10am/ Thursday

    La Misa del Presidente/ 10am

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    This Roman Catholic Mass dates back to the first day of Fiesta in 1936 and today is followed by a festive reception in the Mission’s Sacred Garden.

  • Aug 06 Thu

    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios)/ 5–10pm/ Thursday, August 6, 2020

    DIGS! (Celebración de los Dignatarios)/ 5–10pm

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    Experience which wines and tequilas pair with a stunning sunset over the Pacific while you stroll the lush gardens of the beautiful Santa Barbara Zoo. Come hungry, food from the Central Coast's finest eateries is included in the price of the ticket and drinks are included as well.

  • Aug 06 Thu

    Professional Bull Riders (PBR)/ 7:00pm/ Thursday Aug 6, 2020

    Professional Bull Riders (PBR) 7:00pm

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    This is a great opportunity for rodeo fans of all ages to witness the greatest riders in the world – and where every seat is up close and personal! Fans will witness thrilling 8-second rides and jaw-dropping wrecks throughout the adrenaline-soaked performance...

  • Aug 06 Thu

    Las Noches de Ronda/ 8pm/ Thursday-Saturday

    Las Noches de Ronda

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    Las Noches de Ronda, “Nights of Gaiety,” is held in the famous Sunken Gardens of the beautiful Santa Barbara County Courthouse. The evening performances feature spectacular dances and songs from the fire of flamenco to the charm of Mexican folklórico dances.